WEIRD NATURE

How weeds help fight climate change

Most people see weeds as a problem. But one farmer has found they can help make dry, damaged land lush again – not to mention absorb carbon from the atmosphere. By Georgina Kenyon – More than 60 years ago, when he was a …

The best photography of 2019

By Rich Haridy – To celebrate the coming new year, we have hand-picked a selection of the most spectacular photographs of 2019. This “best of the best” gallery gathers our favorite images from the greatest photo contests of the last twelve months, from head-spinning …